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SLA-SOLO • Single Pair Ethernet Switch

Front I/O 5 x 100BASE-T1 • 1 x 1000BASE-T
Automotive Ethernet • Industrial Ethernet

CompactPCI® Serial



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CompactPCI® Serial

SLA-SOLO • Single Pair Ethernet Switch •
Front Panel I/O 5 x 100BASE-T1 & 1 x 1000BASE-T

100BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet is a popular automotive standard specified by IEEE 802.3bw and was formerly known as BroadR-Reach®.

The SLA-SOLO is a SPE switch card for CompactPCI® Serial systems. The front panel is provided with 5 x 100BASE-T1 transformer isolated industrial receptacles according to IEC 63171-6, and a 1000BASE-T RJ45 jack. In addition, another GbE port is wired to the CompactPCI® Serial connector P6 for backplane switching. For system control, the switch is connected in addition to the backplane connector P1 via the Intel® PCIe® I210-IS GbE NIC.

The SLA-SOLO is equipped with the Marvell® 88Q5072 Automotive Ethernet switch, which provides a 20Gbps switching engine and a high-performance ARM® Cortex® M7 CPU. The integrated 100BASE-T1 PHYs are fully inter-operable w. Open Alliance BroadR-Reach® (OABR) PHYs. Basically the switch can be used as self-managed.

As an option, the SLA-SOLO can be provided with a mezzanine connector for attachment of a low profile networking CPU card (SLC-ARMADA), for addition of management software and AVB/TSN protocols, or even custom specific code.

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Technical Features

  • 100BASE-T1 IEEE 802.3bw Ethernet switch
  • PICMG® CompactPCI® Serial (CPCI-S.0) peripheral card
  • Single Size Eurocard 3U 4HP 100x160mm2
  • 5 x T1 industrial jacks IP20 according to IEC 63171-6
  • 1 x RJ45 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet connector
  • CompactPCI® Serial backplane connectors P1, P6
  • Backplane 1000BASE-T Ethernet (P6) & PCIe® NIC 1Gbps (P1)
  • Intended for industrial and automotive use
  • Self-managed operation
  • Management software option *
  • AVB/TSN protocol stack option *
     * requires SLC-ARMADA low profile CPU mezzanine module

Front Panel I/O
  • 1 x RJ45 1000BASE-T GbE connector, integrated magnetics
  • 5 x 100BASE-T1 SPE front ports IEC 63171-6 (IP20), Hi-Pot isolated by transformers for industrial use

Single Pair Ethernet Switch
  • Marvell® 88Q5072 11-port Automotive Ethernet switch AEC-Q100 Grade 2 qualified
  • 802.1Qat SR Aware 20Gbps switching engine
  • 2 Mbit packet memory +16 MAX addresses
  • Queue controller 8-Level QoS per port
  • 256 entry TCAM (ingress & egress)
  • 3 color ingress policy
  • Hardware support for Layer 3 static routing
  • AVB/TSN per queue shaping 802.1Qav/Qbv
  • 802.1AS & IEEE 1588/PTP
  • Advanced security features including deep packet inspection engine (DPI)
  • DoS (Denial of Service engine)
  • On-Board EEPROM up to 512kb for switch configuration
  • Integrated high-performance ARM®; Cortex® M7 CPU 350MHz w. 1MB SRAM
  • Integrated IEEE 802.3bw 100BASE-T1 PHYs Single Pair Ethernet SPE
  • Fully inter-operable w. Open Alliance BroadR-Reach® (OABR) PHYs
  • 1 x front port RJ45 connector GbE 1000BASE-T (88EA1512 RGMII PHY)
  • 5 x front port connectors 100BASE-T1 SPE IEC 63171-6 (88Q5072 integrated PHYs)
  • 1 x 1000BASE-T (88EA1512 RGMII PHY) via backplane connector P6
  • 1Gbps SerDes to Intel® I210-IS NIC, connected to backplane connector P1 (PCIe® x1)
  • 5Gbps SerDes mezzanine connector J-X for low profile CPU card SLC-ARMADA (AVB/TSN stack)

  • Industrial networks - IIoT
  • Management option *
  • AVB/TSN stack option *
  • Custom specific software option *
  • Edge computing *
  • Automotive gateway
  • Automotive test equipment
  • Boxed solution available (AL600 Embedded Blue® Series)

Environmental, Regulatory
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • Certified quality management according to ISO 9001
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution
  • Conformal coating, sealing, underfilling on request
  • RoHS compliant
  • Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C (industrial temperature range)
  • Storage temperature -40°C to +85°C, max. gradient 5°C/min
  • Humidity 5% ... 95% RH non condensing
  • Altitude -300m ... +3000m
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms
  • Vibration 1g 5-2000Hz
  • EC Regulatory EN55024, EN55032, EN62368-1 (CE)
  • MTBF tbd years
all items may be subject to technical changes